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Chile Rubbed Grilled Pork Chops

Chile Rubbed Grilled Pork Chops


  • 4 boneless sirloin pork chops, about 6-oz each, 1⁄2 inch thick
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1⁄2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground
  • 3 jalapeno Chile, seeded, very finely minced, about 1⁄4 cup
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon sugar


Stir together jalapeno, sesame oil, soy sauce and sugar together in a small bowl. Wearing disposable gloves, rub mixture over all surfaces of chops. Place chops in single layer in shallow dish. In a large measuring cup, stir together all marinade ingredients; pour over chops, set aside for 20-30 minutes.

Set EGG for direct cooking (no convEGGtor) at 400°F/204°C.

Remove chops from marinade, discarding marinade. Grill chops on EGG, turning once, to medium doneness, about 3-4 minutes per side, until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 145°F/63°C, followed by a 3-minute rest time.

Serves 4.

Best served with avocado-corn salsa!

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